The Oscars are making what's described as a one-time-only concession by allowing movies initially made available via streaming or video on demand to compete for best picture in next year's awards https://t.co/YMDDWNvvjI
India added 1,897 new cases of Covid-19 over the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 31,332, according to the health ministry’s 8 a.m. update. This includes 1,007 deaths and 7,696 patients who recovered.
Yediyurappa govt partially lifts some restrictions to kickstart some economic activity in the state.According to the state government’s order, industries, shops and other establishments in districts classified as green zones can operate
The companies are likely to start with just 20-30% of their manufacturing capacities depending on government permissions, and slowly scale up as lockdown measures are eased and consumer demand recovers
In a video conference with chief ministers, PM Modi indicated that the coronavirus infection would remain for a longer time, beyond May 3 as India registered a record increase of 60 deaths in 24 hours.
Australia's call for an inquiry into the origins of the pandemic could lead to a Chinese consumer boycott of Australian products, said China's ambassador to Australia. “Maybe the ordinary people will say, ‘Why should we drink Australian wine?” https://t.co/CnvW2ugQjs
Oxford University starts human trials after vaccine is effective in animals; its Indian partner Serum Institute plans to make first set of doses available by September.Serum Institute is planning for 4-5 mn doses per month, following which it may scale up to 10 mn, based on success of trials